Isle Utilities

Business Services

Isle Utilities is a global innovation consultancy specialising in the development and commercialisation of emerging technologies in the water and environmental sectors. Acting as a partner across the entire innovation cycle, Isle takes the lead on a wide range of sustainability and climate issues in water and the broader environmental sector, bridging the gap between early-stage technology and the adoption of solutions.

Key Facts

Initial Investment: 21/02/2024

Sector: Business Services

Fund: Impact II

Status: Current

Strategic Growth Plan

  • Support the continuation of the team’s successful global growth and further establishing Isle’s presence in regions including the US and the Middle East
  • Expand the senior management team to provide additional bandwidth to support value creation projects
  • Expand the business’ service offering through acquisition of businesses in complimentary service lines
  • Further enhance Isle’s strong ESG and Impact credentials through our market-leading framework

Partnership Motivation

We are thrilled to be backing a company that shares our passion for making a difference to our planet and society. In the wake of the COP28 summit, the focus on water security and quality has moved further up the international agenda. Water consultancy services are becoming more valuable, and innovation within these spaces is paramount. This makes Isle Utilities an excellent investment opportunity for our Impact Fund.

Dr Benjamin Tam, CEO at Isle Utilities

Ben has a PhD in biochemistry and is particularly interested in scientific problem-solving and managing the complexities and challenges of implementing new technologies, strategies and ideas. He is passionate about innovation in the water sector, having worked in the industry for several years, fulfilling various scientific and managerial roles.

Palatine will be a great partner to support Isle on the next stage of its journey. Their passion for Impact and Sustainable investment aligns exceptionally well with Isle’s culture and ethos, and I look forward to working with the Palatine team.

Dr Benjamin Tam

CEO – Isle Utilities